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UFC Fighters React To Josh Samman Death

Josh Samman

The MMA community was rocked on Wednesday when UFC Middleweight fighter Josh Samman was pronounced dead  after he was found unresponsive alongside his friend Troy Kirkingburg last Friday morning. Samman’s manager Gary Ibarra confirmed his passing to Fox Sports on Wednesday. Kirkingburg had been pronounced dead on arrival at a South Florida hospital on Friday. No foul play is suspected in the deaths …

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Dana White Has His Say On A Potential McGregor V Diaz Trilogy

The two biggest MMA contests so far this year, bar none, have both been between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz. Collectively these two fights sold somewhere north of three million pay-per-views, numbers previously unheard of in the already wildly popular UFC promotion. The prospect of a trilogy fight must surely be a no-brainer right? Wrong. As it turns out, UFC …

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The 23 Celebrities That Now Own A Stake In The UFC

LAS VEGAS, NV - MARCH 5: General view of MGM Grand Garden Arena during UFC 196 on March 5, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images)

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has a new list of investors following WME-IMG’s purchase of the organisation in July, among them celebrities, sports stars and even Batman himself has a piece of the pie. Unsurprisingly, the majority of the investors on board are clients of talent agency WME-IMG, including talk show host Conan O’Brien, who decided to poke fun at his …

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José Aldo Reveals Ludicrous Pay Demands Of Georges St-Pierre To Fight Conor McGregor At UFC 202

José Aldo has demanded to be released from his UFC contract following the announcement that Conor McGregor will take on Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205. Aggrieved by UFC president Dana White’s decision to allow McGregor remain as featherweight champion, after originally stating he should either fight Aldo or give up his belt, the Brazilian is ready to walk away from …

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Dana White Responds To Jose Aldo’s Call For Contract Release

When it was announced on Monday night that Conor McGregor will challenge Eddie Alvarez for the UFC lightweight title on November 12th at Madison Square Garden in New York, everyone was expecting an explosive outburst from one Jose Aldo. Instead, initially, what we got was calm. A tweet sent from Aldo’s official Twitter account read; “It is what it is …

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Jose Aldo Has Requested To Leave The UFC

LAS VEGAS, NV - DECEMBER 12: Jose Aldo walks across the Octagon after losing to Conor McGregor in their featherweight title fight during UFC 194 on December 12, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. McGregor took the title with a first-round TKO. (Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images)

Among the bravado of the Conor McGregor vs Eddie Alvarez build-up ahead of UFC 205, the forgotten man is Jose Aldo. The former featherweight champion was defeated by McGregor last December, and beat Frankie Edgar to earn the interim 145lb title. He was promised a shot at the Notorious One, but now that appears unlikely. Speaking to Brazilian publication Combate, …

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Another Huge Lightweight Fight Has Been Added To UFC 205

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UFC Lightweight No. 1 contender Khabib Nurmagomedov will face Michael Johnson at UFC 205 on November 12th, Dana White has announced this evening. Speaking at the promotion’s press conference in New York, White confirmed that Nurmagomedov will face the No.10 ranked lightweight Michael Johnson, who is currently coming off a TKO victory against Dustin Poirier. Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Michael Johnson …

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